Notable Dishes

Denver's Best for Sharable Desserts

You know it’s true love when your partner lets you eat the last bite of their dessert. Fortunately, these desserts at some of Denver’s best spots are big enough for the both of you to savor.

  • ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro
    • Asian
    • LoDo
    Food
    27
    Decor
    25
    Service
    24
    Cost
    $41

    Chocolate fondue take a trip to the Southeast at this Asian bistro. The chocolate-chile fondue is an spicy spin on the classic, served with assorted treats for dipping.  

  • Linger
    • Eclectic
    • LoHi
    Food
    26
    Decor
    27
    Service
    24
    Cost
    $35

    This gourmet rendition of Italian donuts and coffee has beautifully plated powdery donut holes, caramelized white chocolate mousse and a coffee cup of espresso ganache topped with dark chocolate pearls. 

  • Colt & Gray
    • American
    • LoHi
    Food
    25
    Decor
    24
    Service
    23
    Cost
    $48

    The British fancy a good dessert. This neighborhood joint’s Sticky Toffee Pudding is richly decadent with its inclusion of boozy bourbon ice cream and toffee sauce.

  • Trillium
    • Scandinavian
    • Ballpark
    Food
    25
    Decor
    19
    Service
    24
    Cost
    $39

    Pastry chef Kendall Matthews's dessert tasting of chocolate and spice is a beautifully composed plate of chocolate juniper “soup,” cardamom cream, spiced dark chocolate cake and black cherry gastrique.

  • Duo Restaurant
    • New American
    • West Highland
    Food
    25
    Decor
    23
    Service
    24
    Cost
    $39

    Pastry chef Crickett Burns introduces her out-of-the-box creations like the chocolate semifreddo, a brown butter cake with crystallized ginger and a spiced chocolate sauce. 

  • D Bar Denver
    • American
    • Five Points
    Food
    -
    Decor
    -
    Service
    -
    Cost
    M

    Kill two birds with one stone and order the Cake & Shake. Start by digging into the three-layer chocolate cake, then wash it down with your choice of milkshake or malt.

  • Session Kitchen
    • Eclectic
    • Platt Park
    Food
    -
    Decor
    -
    Service
    -
    Cost
    I

    You don’t have to fly out to NYC and wait in line for three hours for America’s most beloved hybrid dessert anymore. The cronuts at this spot have rotating seasonal flavors and are only $8 for six.

  • Acorn
    • Eclectic
    • River North Art District
    Food
    -
    Decor
    -
    Service
    -
    Cost
    M

    Most people eat brioche in the form of French toast, but Acorn turns it into a caramelized brioche dessert instead. The bread’s eggy quality plays off the strawberry and rhubarb, served with lemon buttermilk ice cream and finished with a dollop of honey whipped ricotta.

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